Table of Contents

Cover Story

Are the good times too good?

by Timothy Lamer

Cover Story | When Alan Greenspan talks, markets and politicians listen-even if sometimes they don't understand what he says. So when last week the Federal Reserve chairman…

In this issue: "Can the boom last?," Oct. 16, 1999

Features

Stopping the slavers

By Mindy Belz

International | Even New York pensioners can be caught supporting Sudan's anti-Christian "holy war"

Campaigners of conscience

International | When Ethan Jerome decided to sleep outside in the middle of February, it was no camp-out. The Southern Wesleyan University senior spent three nights in a…

Dealmaking 101

By Chris Stamper

National | Making an e-deal on education, taking handheld computing to a new level, and nabbing cybercrooks

Does 'W' mean winner?

By Cal Thomas

National | Conservatives OK with George W. Bush as starter, but want Steve Forbes as their "backup quarterback"

So far, so good

By Bob Jones

National | Still tense after denying an affair, Bauer receives a warm welcome from Christian activists

Back on the bench

By Bob Jones

National | High-court term opens with a pair of defeats for the public-education establishment

Funding the other choice

By Bob Jones

National | On the theory that Planned Parenthood funding has reached entitlement status, one pro-lifer seeks to even the playing field by funding abortion alternatives

Polishing up the pro-abort image

National | The bumper stickers on the cars in the parking lot read, "Freedom Means Choice" and "Parenthood is Forever. Plan it." A locked door is labeled, "Ring bell to…

By David Aikman

National | r the GOP nomination, Texas Gov. George W. Bush. Some social conservatives have expressed concern that Mr. Bush might be "squishy" on such issues as abortion,

Dispatches

News & Reviews

By The Editors

Minnesota Governor clarifies Playboy slurs Jesse 'the Devout' Winter is coming early in Minnesota for Jesse "the Governor" Ventura. His popularity is…

Quotables

We need someone who's afraid of frogs. We need someone to cry when I get mad-not argue. We need a little one who can kiss without leaving egg or jam or gum.

Voices

Mailbag

Getting real I expect that WORLD will receive a lot of critical mail for using the expression "smart-ass" in an article ("Out of this world," Sept. 18), even…

How dare I

A challenge to too-gloomy Christians: Where's your joy?

Offering alternatives

By Marvin Olasky

Awful art has to be fought within a pro-choice context

Masters of disaster

By Joel Belz

Elitists cluck, "I told you so," after Floyd's floods

Culture

American bigotry

Culture | Officials refuse to label it hate, but bigotry against believers in America is on the rise

Rudy's duty

By Gene Edward Veith

Culture | Giuliani's tiff with the Brooklyn Museum of Art shows the difference between censorship and sponsorship

Attracting new viewers the old way

By Chris Stamper

Culture | Return of the game shows, nothing but net for NBA fans, and Enquirer's troubles

The Movies

By The Editors

Culture | The top 5 videos in popularity as measured by rental receipts for the week ended Sept. 26

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